BREAKING: Two 2023 governorship hopefuls decamp to PDP in 48 hours


Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed has said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) remains Africa’s largest political party that supports Nigerians at all times in addition to being thoughtful, magnanimous, and tolerant.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Mohammed was speaking when he received decampees from the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the leadership of former Secretary to the State Government and 2023 gubernatorial aspirant in the state, Alhaji Mahmoud Maijama’a on Tuesday night at Government House, Bauchi.

Mohammed said his administration has provided citizens with exemplary leadership and dividends of democracy in addition to introducing policies aimed at upgrading the living standard and changing the narrative of the state.

While welcoming the decampees to the PDP, the governor called on them to support his administration’s commitment to supporting youth and women across the state in an effort to provide and support their businesses for socio-economic development of Bauchi state.

In a similar vein, Yusuf Lasun, the former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, on Wednesday officially joined the PDP.

Lasun was present at the PDP presidential rally at the Osogbo township stadium.

The 62-year-old had contested the 2022 governorship election in Osun on the platform of the Labour Party.

Ademola Adeleke came first in the election; Gboyega Oyetola of the APC placed second; Kehinde Atanda of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) came third; while Lasun emerged fourth.

Lasun was a member of the APC until February when he resigned from the party after losing the party’s governorship ticket.


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  1. Sounds like a story of one who makes a living by political prostitution shamelessly joining forces with any party in power. Should PDP lose Osun in the unfolding legal fireworks persons like this would leave PDP immediately for others to keep in Opposition. True democrats should keep persons like this where they should be in some doldrums instead give them stage to keep moving from party to party shamelessly in what some Nigerians now coin AA Atikuism. Democrats should stay their partisan course, float and sink with their party because it is too Petty to want to always be with the winning party to avoid the noble role of opposition in democracy.

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